Ragamala Dance Company

Presented by Performing Arts Houston at Wortham Theater Center - Cullen Theater, Houston TX

Mar 10 2023
Ragamala Dance Company

Choreographers Ranee Ramaswamy and Aparna Ramaswamy’s “Fires of Varanasi” evokes an elaborate ritual where time is suspended and humans merge with the divine.

Fires of Varanasi: Dance of the Eternal Pilgrim
Ranee Ramaswamy and Aparna Ramaswamy, Artistic Directors

Bharatanatyam choreographers Ranee Ramaswamy and Aparna Ramaswamy’s Fires of Varanasi: Dance of the Eternal Pilgrim evokes an elaborate ritual where time is suspended and humans merge with the divine. Through images that reflect the cosmic trinity of Varanasi, India—sacred pilgrimage routes, the Ganges River, and the patron deity Shiva, heightened by the chants of Vedic priests—the choreographers imagine a metaphorical crossing place where one may leave the mundane and enter into

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  • Mar 10, 2023 at 07:30 pm (Fri)
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Wortham Theater Center - Cullen Theater

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